synthetic detergent


noun

any synthetic substance, other than soap, that is an effective cleanser and functions equally well as a surface-active agent in hard or soft water.

Nearby words

  1. synthespian,
  2. synthetase,
  3. synthetic,
  4. synthetic biology,
  5. synthetic cubism,
  6. synthetic division,
  7. synthetic dye,
  8. synthetic fuel,
  9. synthetic geometry,
  10. synthetic philosophy

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